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Punjab’s anti-terror cop stripped of gallantry awards

An official of Union home ministry has said that a Punjab sub-inspector was among three policemen whose gallantry award has been withdrawn by central government under criminal charges. Gurmeet Singh Pinky, Controversial sub-inspector, a “cat”-turned-dismissed cop, who was awarded in 1997 who was convicted and later dismissed from service in 2006. The central government is believed

Government Launches Online Portal To Honour Gallantry Award Winners

Government Launches Online Portal To Honour Gallantry Award Winners

On 71st Independence Day, the government on Tuesday launched an online portal dedicated to the gallantry award winners, bestowed since Independence. The website gives details of the Chakra Series awardees i.e., Param Vir Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra. “In remembrance of our heroes who have been awarded


Gallantry awardee war widows, seek CM’s intervention for justice

Feeling let down by the consecutive state governments, four gallantry awardee war widows from the state have sought the intervention of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to provide justice in getting their legitimate due. All thanks to Punjab government’s ‘Honour and Gratitude’ policy, applicable from January 1, 1999, the war widows were left out of

Dinanagar terror attack brave-hearts to get gallantry award

Chandigarh: Three home guards from Punjab are to be posthumously conferred the President’s Home Guard and Civil Defence Medal for Gallantry for fighting Pakistani terrorists who attacked Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district last year. Bodh Raj, Desh Raj and Sukhdev Singh, who died fighting the terrorists, would be honoured during Independence Day celebrations on Monday.The